Lumenas Sets Murphy, Brady for Santa Claus Pic

Salt Lake City-based Lumenas Animation Studios has hired a writer and director for its first animated feature, The Legend of Santa Claus.

Tab Murphy will write the script and Colin Brady will direct the film, which is the first part of a planned trilogy, Variety reports.

Film is planned for a 2010 release, with the sequels set for 2012 and 2014.